House Passes First Installment of Sandy Relief Aid

Jan. 4 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. House passed the first installment of emergency disaster aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The 354-67 vote today allows the government flood insurance program to continue paying damage claims. The measure, raising the program’s borrowing authority by $9.7 billion, needed a two- thirds supermajority to pass under fast-track procedures. (Excerpts inclue remarks from New York Republican Peter King and New Jersey Democrat Frank Pallone. Source: Bloomberg)

Is Political Risk Premium Being Priced Into U.S. Assets?
28:45 - UniCredit Research Head of Global FX Vasileios Gkionakis discusses the political risk premium associated with President Trump, the dollar and unemployment. He speaks with on "Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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